Occupational Health and Safety Program


Hakkında Purpose of the Program:

The purpose of Occupational Health and Safety Program is to educate "Occupational Health and Safety Technicians" needed for industrial organizations and who possesses the knowledge, skills and ability to take responsibility for the occupational safety of a whole company.

The program trains individuals who follow and review related legal occupational health and safety regulations, behave according to the rules of professional ethics, take all necessary measures for ensuring occupational safety in an organization, including conducting risk assessments, ,establishing plans for improving organizational health and safety, and performing implementation evaluations. Program graduates are eligible to sit for the Ministry of Labor and Social Security "Occupational Safety Specialist" examination. Students who pass the exam will receive a "C Certificate". The language of instruction is Turkish.

Education Content:

Our Occupational Health and Safety program theoretically and practically is supported by modern education methods conforming to today's requirements. Graduate students in the program are provided with the knowledge, skills, and experience to succeed in this professional field.

Lessons of the Occupational Health and Safety program are primarily designed to ensure employee health and safety. In addition to basic courses there are also courses related to First Aid, Environmental Protection, Occupational Health and Safety, Risk Factors, Occupational Hygiene, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, Total Quality Integrated Management, Chemicals and Hazards, Fire Protection Methods, Business Safety Regulations, Construction Safety Training Methods, Accidents at Work - Occupational Diseases, Ergonomics, Statistics, Basic Law, Labor and Social Security Law.

Our students are trained in the First Aid and Occupational Health and Safety laboratories of the vocational school. Students in the program will complete a major project related to critical issues in occupational health and safety total quality regulation. Students will conduct research and receive practical training at a range of organizations; data collected from the research will be presented to advisors and students.

Postgraduate Employment Opportunities:

The importance given today to the health of workers and the necessity of assuring a safe working environment has accelerated developments in the field of occupational health and safety.

The Occupational Health and Safety Law No. 6331 has made the employment of occupational health and safety personnel (occupational safety specialist, workplace doctor, etc.) compulsory in the private and public sectors.

Open Admission:

Students who graduate from vocational and technical high schools may choose to enroll in an associate degree program as a continuation of the program they have completed, or a similar one, found in their own Professional and Technical Education Regions (PTER). Later, the student may enroll in a vocational school associate programs out of their region on an open admission basis. Open admission placement operations are conducted via the SSPC central system.

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Program Title Paid Full Scholarship 50% Scholarship CEE Paid CEE Full Scholarship CEE 50% Scholarship
Occupational Health and Safety 30 5 15 30 5 15